WHL East Rookie of the Year (1986)
Traded to Ottawa by New Jersey for future considerations, September 3, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, December 3, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Utah (IHL), August 18, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Chicago Wolves (IHL), August 22, 2000. Traded to Utah (IHL) by Chicago Wolves (IHL) for the loan of Eric Houde, January 8, 2001.
I think the thing about him, No. 1, he's a competitive guy. We have no issues as far as him fitting in here with this group. No question he's going to be hungry. I think whenever you look at your back end, it's a mix-type thing, and I think [there are] things he can bring to us. He's very mobile, and even though he's not big (6 feet, 201 pounds), he certainly competes. He's a smart player.
— Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on Andrej Sekera, after making a trade with the Hurricanes for the defenseman on Wednesday